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[movies]Despotism - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted. Where does your community, state and nation stand on these scales?More information about this show available at: Denver Open Media
Keywords: Politics
Downloads: 107
[movies]Heart Disease: Its Major Causes - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
Skeletal Entry
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[movies]Beginning to Date - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Explains how to plan and enjoy a date.
Downloads: 126
[movies]Pilgrims, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Follows the Pilgrims from England to Holland and to New England. Discusses the Mayflower compact and the hardships in the New World.
Downloads: 114
[movies]Centralization and Decentralization - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Depicts the problems created by the gradual transfer of decision making from local committees to centralized bodies operating at state and national levels. Suggests the need for preserving a balance between local and central authority.
Downloads: 481 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Airport, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
FUNCTIONS OF THE MODERN AIRPORT: SERVICING OF A PASSENGER AIRLINER FROM ITS ARRIVAL UNTIL ITS NEXT TAKE-OFF, METHODS OF HANDLING TICKETS, PASSENGER FOOD SERVICE, BAGGAGE & MAIL LOADING, CHECKING PLANES IN & OUT, WEATHER PLANNING, RADIO SERVICE.
Downloads: 111
[movies]Tippy, Our Town Dog - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Shows Tippy, a Terrier, who runs away and acquires a new master.
Downloads: 73
[movies]Care of the Skin - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DEMONSTRATES GOOD HABITS OF CLEANLINESS. SHOWS THE PROPER WAY TO WASH HANDS & FACE, TO CLEAN NAILS & TO BATHE. ANIMATED DRAWINGS DESCRIBE THE STRUCTURE OF THE SKIN & EXPLAIN WHY SOAP IS NECESSARY FOR CLEANLINESS.
Downloads: 66
[movies]Fire - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
USE OF FIRE IN COOKING, HEATING, PRODUCING LIGHT, & DESTROYING RUBBISH. REQUISITES OF ALL FIRES -- FUEL, OXYGEN & KINDLING, TEMPERATURE -- ARE SHOWN & IN ANIMATION THE ACTIONS OF GASES WITHIN FIRE. CONTROL OF BURNING, RESULTS OF CARELESS HANDLING & PUTTING out.
Downloads: 153
[movies]Unique Contribution, The (Part II) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
How educational films contribute to teaching and learning. With many examples taken from scientific and historical films.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 1,751 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]English Children: Life in the City - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Presents typical events in the daily life of an English urban family. Children are shown at school, at play, at home and on a holiday at a seaside town.
Downloads: 159
[movies]Northwestern States - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Resources and geography of America's "breadbasket."
Keywords: Geography: U.S.: Pacific Northwest
Downloads: 1,563
[movies]Learning About Leaves - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Identifies pine needles, vegetable leaves, blades of grass & many deciduous leaves. Uses animation & time-lapse photography to show photosynthesis & life cycle of leaves. Explains that leaves are essential to all life forms.
Downloads: 56
[movies]China Under Communism - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Depicts various phases of Chinese life. Describes China's most critical social and economic problems.
Downloads: 223
[movies]This Vital Earth - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.

Downloads: 367 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Preface to Chemistry - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Downloads: 384 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Unique Contribution, The (Part I) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
How educational films contribute to teaching and learning. With many examples taken from scientific and historical films.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 2,379 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]House Fly, The (2nd edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
06:14:55:27 Different nationally themed models of houses mounted over their appropriate countries on a rotating globe. House flies fly around the globe. Camera zooms into American house. 06:15:34:26 1950s housewife pours milk into mixing bowl; CU woman holds electric mixer in bowl with one hand and shoos fly away with other. 06:15:48:00 Woman pours batter into pan; flies fly around the batter. 06:15:57:08 Decaying animal carcass swarmed by flies...
Downloads: 170
[movies]Sleep for Health - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
PRESENTS IMPORTANCE OF REGULAR SLEEPING HABITS FROM VIEWPOINT OF CHILD. EMPHASIZES CHILD'S OWN RESPONSIBILITY IN FORMATION OF GOOD HABITS. CONSIDERS DREAMING AS NORMAL PART OF SLEEPING. 11:19:21 Pan of baby's room. Boy and girl look at sleeping baby. Mother feeds baby with bottle. Little girl and doll. Family in living room. Little girl's hands tie bow with ribbon. 11:20:59 Little girl puts doll to bed...
Downloads: 183
[movies]Early Settlers of New England (Salem 1626-1629) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Appraisal. Excellent for showing the homes and their construction, the crude agricultural methods, the wide reliance on fish and game for food, and the primitive household equipment of the New England settlement at Salem (1626-29). Should be useful in developing an understanding of (1) the hardships of colonial life, (2) the social organization of a colonial community, (3) the importance of religion in the life of the people, and (4) some of the motives which brought the colonists to the New Wor...
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[movies]Atomic Alert (Elementary version) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Explains steps to take in case of an atomic bomb alert or a bombing without warning at school, in the open or at home. Gives simple explanation of nuclear fusion. 22:22:22 Classic atomic eyeball shot 22:22:50 CU Hands operating a Geiger Counter 22:22:54 CU Students faces 22:22:57 CU Hands on a Geiger Counter 22:23:29 Atomic Scientists doing experiments 22:23:45 Animation of atomic bomb detonating in city 22:24:08 Animation of faceless boy in from of faceless family...
Downloads: 347
[movies]Cancer - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DESCRIBES THE NATURE OF CANCER & ITS DETECTION & TREATMENT.
Downloads: 157
[movies]Twins Are Individuals: From Infancy to Adolescence - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Uses animation to consider lives of two identical twins who develop completely different personalities. Comments on leveling power of American Society. In collaboration with Dr. Arnold Gesell and the Clinic of Child Development, Yale University Great footage of scientific study of identical twin girls from infancy to 13.5 years old. 11:42:01:15 Two sets of disembodied arms in lab coats place two identical twins in crib; VS blonde haired baby twins...
Downloads: 788 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Puppetry: String Marionettes - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Accompanies a little boy as he visits a puppeteer's workshop and reveals the craftsman at work constructing one of the marionettes - carving the wooden parts, assembling the pieces, and adding the costume. Demonstrates the manipulation of marionette strings for the basic actions of walking, gesturing, nodding, and sitting. Concludes with episode from Hansel and Gretel.
Downloads: 139
[movies]Alcohol and the Human Body - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Traces the course of alcohol through the body; shows the effects of alcohol on the brain; dramatizes the case of a problem drinker, including treatment.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Alcohol
Downloads: 24,039 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Office Etiquette - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DO'S AND DON'TS FILM. PORTRAYS WAYS IN WHICH OFFICE ETIQUETTE CONTRIBUTES TO SUCCESS IN OFFICE RELATIONSHIPS. THE TYPICAL SITUATIONS INCLUDE APPLYING FOR A JOB, REPORTING FOR WORK THE 1ST DAY, PERFORMING ROUTINE SECRETARIAL DUTIES, & TELEPHONE COURTESY. Office Etiquette is one of the many films that follows a young woman who is seeking a secretarial job. It makes the off-center but accurate point that success in the office is gauged by behavior and interpersonal relationships as well as competen...
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[movies]Southwestern States (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
LIFE IN AREAS OF TEXAS, OKLAHOMA, NEW MEXICO & ARIZONA. TOPOGRAPHY, RAINFALL, IMPRINT OF SPANISH & INDIAN CULTURES, IRRIGATION, STOCK RAISING, MINING, AGRICULTURE.
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[movies]Passenger Train, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Contents. An account of a train journey. Passengers arrive by cabs at the station. After they purchase their tickets, they pass through the gates to the track where their train is waiting. The streamlined Diesel engine locomotive stands ready for the trip. Mr. Shroder, the engineer, checks over his controls, and his attendant in_x001F_spects the big motors. Final preparations are made for departure...
Downloads: 484
[movies]Mailman - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Designed to show primary grade pupils how the United States post office system operates. Follows both a city and a rural mailman on their appointed rounds and explains graphically to children how postmen sort mail and deliver it. Also the great social responsibility of Uncle Sam's letter carriers.
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[movies]Bus Driver, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Father and son travel by bus from New York to Pittsburgh in the days when bus travel still attracted elite passengers.
Keywords: Transportation: Bus
Downloads: 8,762 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]Black Bear Twins (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Reveals the habits and characteristics of bears by following a day's adventures of two mischievous cubs. Includes scenes of their invasion of a nearby camp.
Downloads: 44
[movies]Home Electrical Appliances - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Principles and maintenance of everyday appliances.
Keywords: Electricity; Houses and homes: Appliances; Appliances
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[movies]Keeping Clean and Neat - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Children in an eighth grade learn the value of making a good appearance. Illustrates practical step-bystep routines for personal grooming and care of clothing.
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[movies]American Revolution, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Explains strategy, movement of forces and important battles of the revolutionary war. Geographical, social and political factors which brought victory.
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[movies]Anyone at All: Safety in the Community - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
01:35:13:26 CU shadow of kid on tricycle; boy on tricycle rides past camera; POV shot from tricycle, car enters frame with headlight at eye level; cuts to broken class with title text Anyone at All! 01:35:43:10 Man walks out door of house carrying basket, takes several steps down stairs then falls. 01:37:48:23 CU little boy looks out window and announces “He’s here, he’s here everybody!”; everyone in house takes hiding places; boy opens door, family yells surprise but there is a stern po...
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[movies]Visit to the Waterworks, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER TAKES CLASS ON FIELD TRIP TO CITY WATERWORKS. GUIDE EXPLAINS PLANT OPERATION--STORAGE TANKS, LABORATORY WATER TESTING FOR PURITY, FILTRATION, CHEMICAL TREATMENT. PUMPS SUPPLY FIRE DEPARTMENT, STREET CLEANING, LAUNDRY.
Downloads: 438 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Baltimore Plan, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
Great footage of slums, poor housing, slum clearance, rehabilitation African Americans
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[movies]Getting Along With Parents - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Shows the conflict between six teen-agers and their respective parents in a situation designed to provoke discussion. Emphasizes that each generation must recognize the other's differences in upbringing, thinking and feeling and be willing to compromise on solutions to problems.
Downloads: 90
[movies]Microscopic Life: The World of the Invisible - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
A study of the plant and animal life found in a jar of ordinary pond water. Illustrates and explains the difference between microscopic plants and animals; between one-celled and many-celled organisms; the meaning of colonial organization; and the various processes of food-gathering, digestion and reproduction.
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[movies]Junior Rodeo Daredevils - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
High-school students in a small western town participate in a junior rodeo.
Downloads: 176
[movies]Tuberculosis (Third Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Causes of treatment of tubercular infection, and tuberculosis as a social phenomenon.
Keywords: Medicine: Tuberculosis; Health and hygiene
Downloads: 5,049 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Sleep for Health - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Told from the viewpoint of a child, this film emphasizes that children should train themselves in good sleeping habits. In typical "Goofus and Gallant" style, it shows the advantages a well-rested kid has over his poor-sleeping classmate. Dreams are presented as a normal part of sleeping, and there is a funny dream sequence.
Keywords: Health and hygiene; Dreams; Sleep
Downloads: 5,877,682 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Our Community - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Illustrates the interdependence of people in a community by showing shared community functions and services.
Keywords: Social guidance; Interdependence; City planning
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[movies]Bacteria: Friend and Foe - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Some lab shots, some microcinematography, some reenactments of Pasteur peering into his microscope. Shows the importance of bacteria in our everyday life. Animated drawings and live action scenes show bacterial growth and reproduction, and ways in which bacteria may be grouped for systematic study. Contributions of Leeuwenhoek, Pasteur and Koch are noted.
Downloads: 1,072 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Atomic Alert (Elementary version) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Frightening civil defense procedure film aimed at Cold War-era elementary school students.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense
Downloads: 56,163 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(16 reviews)
[movies]Office Etiquette - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Do's and don'ts film portraying ways in which office etiquette contributes to success in office relationships. Follows a young woman who is seeking her first secretarial job and shows examples of good (and hilariously bad) on-the-job behavior.
Keywords: Social guidance; Social guidance: Etiquette; Occupations: Clerical
Downloads: 36,024 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Halloween Party - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
18:35:37:07 Shot looking into living room of house from outside, disembodied arm enters frame and knocks on window, dog stands by window, mother inside helping children with their Halloween costumes; camera pans over to father coming through front door with pumpkins and straw. 18:36:33:05 CU boy wearing brown paper bag mask creeps up on family dug; CU dog growls; father spreads out newspaper over coffee table and carves pumpkin; CU disembodied hand holding knife carves face out of pumpkin; CU fa...
Downloads: 5,806 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Civil War, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Dramatization of important military events and imagery of the places where they occurred.
Keywords: U.S. History: Civil War
Downloads: 14,956 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Helicopter, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Theory, operation and utility of helicopters.
Keywords: Aviation: Helicopters
Downloads: 16,626 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Pilgrims, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Follows the Pilgrims from England to Holland and to New England. Discusses the Mayflower compact and the hardships in the New World.
Downloads: 557 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
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